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Wine Country Recipes

Sparkling Wine Cocktail Recipes

February is Sparkling Wine Month in Finger Lakes Wine Country -- one more reason to enjoy the region’s sparkling wines. Enjoy these sparkling wine cocktail recipes for a festive New Year's Celebration, special anniversary, or just to enjoy the end of a busy week. Whether paired with caviar or blended into a cocktail, enjoy a little Finger Lakesl bubbly this year!


Olivia

In honor of Olivia Langdon Clemens, this drink reflects a woman that is well-educated and elegant.
3 oz Glenora Brut
1 oz Finger Lakes Distilling Cassis Liqueur
Garnish with raspberries


A Valentine Kiss

Like the perfect Valentine’s Day kiss, this drink will leave your lips sweet with desire and your mouth thirsty for more!
3 oz Glenora Raspberry Spumante
1 oz Saranac Ginger Beer
1 oz Knapp Brandy


Juniper Royale

Watch out – this drink will bring your taste buds alive!
3 oz Glenora Raspberry Spumante
1 oz Finger Lakes Distilling Gin
½ oz Orange Juice
½ oz Cranberry Juice
Splash of Grenadine

Kir Royale

A sparkling wine cocktail named after Felix Kir, a mayor in Dijon, Burgundy.

4 tablespoons Chambord
1/4 cup fresh raspberries
1 bottle Finger Lakes sparkling wine, chilled

Place four Champagne flutes in the freezer for 15 minutes.  Remove and add 1 tablespoon of the Chambord to each flute and a few raspberries. Fill each flute to the top with the sparkling wine and serve immediately.

Bellini

A sparkling wine cocktail created in 1942 at Harry's Bar in Venice, Italy in honor of the painter Geovani Bellini with a Finger Lakes sparkling wine instead of the usual Italian.
2/3 cup white peach puree (use yellow peaches if white not available)
1 teaspoon raspberry puree
1 bottle chilled Finger Lakes sparkling wine

Place 1 1/2 tablespoons puree in the bottom of each flute and add 2 - 3 drops of the raspberry puree. Add sparkling wine and serve to tall champagne flutes.

Search our winery database for a list of Finger Lakes sparkling wine producers.